Slate Money

The World-Changing Edition

We unpack the financial crisis with Surprisingly Awesome’s Adam Davidson.

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On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by Surprisingly Awesome’s Adam Davidson to discuss:

  • The Big Short, a movie following the financial crisis of 2008. (Adam Davidson also worked as a key consultant on the film.)
  • Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement that he’ll donate much of his wealth to charity. 
  • Your emails regarding last week’s McDonald’s debate.

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Update, Dec. 8, 2015: The post has been updated to reflect Adam Davidson’s affiliation with a new podcast, Surprisingly Awesome.